Period
to 15 August 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for knowledge and experience of HP products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited HP over the 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Hewlett-Packard Company.

HP
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 205 154
Rank change year-on-year -63 -51 -42
Contract jobs citing HP 450 570 790
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 1.34% 1.74%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 3.21% 4.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 354 548
London median daily rate £375 £409 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.26% -3.82% +6.25%
10th Percentile £150 £212 £271
90th Percentile £575 £575 £588
England median daily rate £363 £375 £366
% change year-on-year -3.33% +2.39% +0.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 19
London median hourly rate £15.50 £14.85 £18.45
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.38% -19.51% -14.19%
10th Percentile £12.00 £12.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £89.63 £20.94 £21.34
England median hourly rate £16.00 £14.63 £19.70
% change year-on-year +9.40% -25.76% +12.57%

HP is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in London.

All Vendors
London
Contract vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 18,024 17,775 19,121
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 39.60% 41.71% 42.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 12,251 11,952 12,945
London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £663 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £438 £420
% change year-on-year +2.86% +4.17% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 304 237 235
London median hourly rate £20.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.89% +8.57% -7.89%
10th Percentile £13.31 £12.15 £10.85
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £40.90
England median hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.45
% change year-on-year +2.94% -2.58% -0.29%

HP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing HP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for HP in London

HP
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in London

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing HP in London over the 6 months to 15 August 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for HP in London

HP
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing HP within the London region over the 6 months to 15 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Central London -2 100 £400 -3.03% 25
West London -18 35 £224 -31.08% 17
East London -10 14 £130 -80.00% 5
South London -41 10 £369 -19.84% 3
North London -9 1 £140 -72.00% 1
HP
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing HP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region with a requirement for HP.

1 221 (49.11%) Windows
2 135 (30.00%) VMware
3 130 (28.89%) Active Directory
4 114 (25.33%) Microsoft
5 107 (23.78%) Cisco
6 97 (21.56%) Windows Server
7 94 (20.89%) Finance
8 91 (20.22%) Linux
9 90 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 86 (19.11%) ITIL
11 77 (17.11%) SCCM
12 66 (14.67%) Firewall
13 64 (14.22%) MS Exchange
13 64 (14.22%) DNS
14 61 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 60 (13.33%) Data Centre
16 59 (13.11%) Office 365
17 58 (12.89%) Windows 7
17 58 (12.89%) Citrix
18 56 (12.44%) WAN
19 55 (12.22%) SQL
20 54 (12.00%) LAN
20 54 (12.00%) vSphere
21 52 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
21 52 (11.56%) SQL Server
22 51 (11.33%) Microsoft Office
22 51 (11.33%) Dell
22 51 (11.33%) SAN
23 49 (10.89%) DHCP
23 49 (10.89%) Hyper-V

HP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 64 (14.22%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (6.00%) SharePoint
4 12 (2.67%) Skype for Business
5 9 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
7 6 (1.33%) IIS
8 5 (1.11%) Confluence
9 4 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
10 3 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.67%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.44%) Apache
11 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.22%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 51 (11.33%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.56%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.89%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (0.89%) SAP S/4HANA
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle ERP
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.67%) RMDS
3 3 (0.67%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.44%) Eikon
4 2 (0.44%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.44%) Sonata
5 1 (0.22%) Magento
5 1 (0.22%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.22%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MDM
5 1 (0.22%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 59 (13.11%) Office 365
2 32 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.11%) IaaS
4 5 (1.11%) Mimecast
4 5 (1.11%) OneDrive
4 5 (1.11%) PaaS
5 4 (0.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.67%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.22%) Datadog
8 1 (0.22%) G Suite
8 1 (0.22%) GitHub
8 1 (0.22%) SaaS
8 1 (0.22%) Slack
8 1 (0.22%) Tricentis Tosca
8 1 (0.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 66 (14.67%) Firewall
2 64 (14.22%) DNS
3 56 (12.44%) WAN
4 54 (12.00%) LAN
5 51 (11.33%) SAN
6 49 (10.89%) DHCP
7 48 (10.67%) VPN
8 29 (6.44%) Wireless
9 28 (6.22%) Network Security
9 28 (6.22%) TCP/IP
10 22 (4.89%) SMS
11 21 (4.67%) FCoE
11 21 (4.67%) SSL
12 20 (4.44%) Internet
12 20 (4.44%) iSCSI
13 18 (4.00%) IPsec
13 18 (4.00%) NAS
14 17 (3.78%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (3.33%) BGP
16 13 (2.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (1.56%) Big Data
4 6 (1.33%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (0.67%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.67%) QlikView
6 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (0.44%) MySQL
6 2 (0.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.44%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.22%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.22%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.22%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (10.22%) JIRA
2 21 (4.67%) Selenium
3 18 (4.00%) LoadRunner
4 14 (3.11%) SoapUI
5 12 (2.67%) HP UFT
6 11 (2.44%) JMeter
7 9 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 8 (1.78%) WebDriver
9 7 (1.56%) Cucumber
9 7 (1.56%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.33%) Git (software)
10 6 (1.33%) JUnit
11 5 (1.11%) Appium
12 4 (0.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (0.89%) TestRail
13 3 (0.67%) Visual Studio
14 2 (0.44%) NeoLoad
14 2 (0.44%) TestComplete
14 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
15 1 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 94 (20.89%) Finance
2 26 (5.78%) Banking
3 19 (4.22%) Retail
4 8 (1.78%) Back Office
5 7 (1.56%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.33%) Financial Institution
6 6 (1.33%) Front Office
7 5 (1.11%) Advertising
7 5 (1.11%) Marketing
7 5 (1.11%) Publishing
8 4 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 4 (0.89%) Law
9 3 (0.67%) Legal
9 3 (0.67%) Multimedia
10 2 (0.44%) French Language
10 2 (0.44%) Games
11 1 (0.22%) German Language
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (14.22%) Analyst
2 52 (11.56%) Support Engineer
3 35 (7.78%) Desktop Support
4 34 (7.56%) Network Engineer
5 31 (6.89%) 2nd Line Support
6 28 (6.22%) Consultant
7 25 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 24 (5.33%) Server Engineer
8 24 (5.33%) Test Analyst
9 22 (4.89%) Support Analyst
10 21 (4.67%) VMware Engineer
11 20 (4.44%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 19 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (4.22%) Architect
12 19 (4.22%) IT Support
12 19 (4.22%) Test Leader
13 18 (4.00%) Test Manager
14 16 (3.56%) Administrator
14 16 (3.56%) IT Engineer
15 13 (2.89%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.89%) XML
2 11 (2.44%) LDAP
2 11 (2.44%) SOAP
3 6 (1.33%) HTML
3 6 (1.33%) Regular Expression
4 5 (1.11%) Gherkin
4 5 (1.11%) XSD
5 4 (0.89%) Middleware
5 4 (0.89%) Web Services
6 3 (0.67%) .NET
6 3 (0.67%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.67%) CSS
6 3 (0.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (0.44%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.44%) JSON
7 2 (0.44%) REST
7 2 (0.44%) SAML
7 2 (0.44%) Velocity
8 1 (0.22%) jQuery
8 1 (0.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 60 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 43 (9.56%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (8.67%) Clustering
4 23 (5.11%) Smartphone
5 18 (4.00%) CLARiiON
5 18 (4.00%) Replication
5 18 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (3.11%) iPhone
7 12 (2.67%) EMC VMAX
7 12 (2.67%) Management Information System
8 11 (2.44%) iPad
9 8 (1.78%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.33%) Fat Client
10 6 (1.33%) Mobile App
10 6 (1.33%) Thin Client
10 6 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (1.11%) EMC VNX
11 5 (1.11%) PKI
11 5 (1.11%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.11%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 221 (49.11%) Windows
2 97 (21.56%) Windows Server
3 91 (20.22%) Linux
4 61 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 58 (12.89%) Windows 7
6 52 (11.56%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (10.00%) Windows 10
8 44 (9.78%) Unix
9 23 (5.11%) Windows Server 2003
10 16 (3.56%) Apple iOS
11 15 (3.33%) Windows 8
12 13 (2.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 12 (2.67%) Mac OS X
14 11 (2.44%) Solaris
15 10 (2.22%) Android
15 10 (2.22%) Windows XP
16 6 (1.33%) CentOS
17 5 (1.11%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
18 3 (0.67%) AIX
18 3 (0.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (19.11%) ITIL
2 43 (9.56%) Migration
3 40 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
3 40 (8.89%) Test Automation
4 39 (8.67%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (8.44%) Change Management
6 33 (7.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (7.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 28 (6.22%) ITSM
9 27 (6.00%) Functional Testing
9 27 (6.00%) Server Management
10 26 (5.78%) Network Load Balancing
11 24 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (5.33%) Virtual Environments
12 23 (5.11%) Performance Testing
13 21 (4.67%) Capacity Planning
13 21 (4.67%) DevOps
13 21 (4.67%) Software Testing
14 20 (4.44%) Patch Management
14 20 (4.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 55 (12.22%) SQL
2 42 (9.33%) PowerShell
3 28 (6.22%) Python
4 15 (3.33%) Java
5 14 (3.11%) C
6 13 (2.89%) Shell Script
7 12 (2.67%) Perl
8 8 (1.78%) Bash Shell
8 8 (1.78%) JavaScript
8 8 (1.78%) VBScript
9 7 (1.56%) C#
10 6 (1.33%) VB
11 5 (1.11%) AWK
11 5 (1.11%) XPath
12 4 (0.89%) Ruby
13 2 (0.44%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.44%) C++
14 1 (0.22%) COBOL
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) sed
Qualifications
1 40 (8.89%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (6.67%) Security Cleared
3 29 (6.44%) Degree
4 28 (6.22%) CCNP
5 26 (5.78%) ISTQB
5 26 (5.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 20 (4.44%) SC Cleared
7 16 (3.56%) ISEB
7 16 (3.56%) Novell Certification
8 14 (3.11%) CCNA
8 14 (3.11%) CCSE
8 14 (3.11%) MCSE
9 11 (2.44%) DV Cleared
10 8 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 7 (1.56%) RHCE
11 7 (1.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 6 (1.33%) MCSA
13 5 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.22%) QA
2 24 (5.33%) SLA
3 11 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.56%) PMO
5 3 (0.67%) GDPR
6 2 (0.44%) Government Security Classifications
6 2 (0.44%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Basel III
7 1 (0.22%) HMG Infosec
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 130 (28.89%) Active Directory
2 90 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (12.00%) vSphere
4 49 (10.89%) Hyper-V
5 46 (10.22%) VMware ESXi
6 20 (4.44%) XenApp
7 15 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.89%) BitLocker
8 13 (2.89%) Microsoft App-V
8 13 (2.89%) NFS
9 12 (2.67%) IAG
9 12 (2.67%) XenDesktop
10 9 (2.00%) KVM
11 8 (1.78%) UAG
11 8 (1.78%) Virtual Servers
11 8 (1.78%) VMware NSX
12 7 (1.56%) Docker
12 7 (1.56%) Firmware
13 6 (1.33%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 4 (0.89%) Veritas File System
Systems Management
1 77 (17.11%) SCCM
2 43 (9.56%) HP ALM
3 38 (8.44%) HP Quality Center
4 33 (7.33%) SCOM
5 27 (6.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 23 (5.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 18 (4.00%) NetBackup
8 16 (3.56%) vCenter Server
9 13 (2.89%) BladeLogic
10 12 (2.67%) OpenView
11 9 (2.00%) HP SIM
11 9 (2.00%) Netcool
11 9 (2.00%) Puppet
12 8 (1.78%) Ansible
13 7 (1.56%) Backup Exec
13 7 (1.56%) WSUS
14 6 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
15 5 (1.11%) ArcSight ESM
15 5 (1.11%) CA Service Virtualization
15 5 (1.11%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 135 (30.00%) VMware
2 114 (25.33%) Microsoft
3 107 (23.78%) Cisco
4 58 (12.89%) Citrix
5 51 (11.33%) Dell
6 48 (10.67%) EMC
7 32 (7.11%) CheckPoint
8 30 (6.67%) Apple
9 26 (5.78%) NetApp
10 24 (5.33%) 3PAR
10 24 (5.33%) SolarWinds
11 21 (4.67%) Aruba
11 21 (4.67%) Trend Micro
12 20 (4.44%) IBM
12 20 (4.44%) Juniper
13 18 (4.00%) Forcepoint
13 18 (4.00%) Red Hat
13 18 (4.00%) Remedy
14 16 (3.56%) Oracle
15 15 (3.33%) McAfee